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EMBRACE

Wellington

29/02/2024 - 02/03/2024

"Imbued with a generosity..

Show do café

Wellington

28/02/2024 - 02/03/2024

"Nothing like a good brew..

Michael Jackson HIStory Show

New Plymouth, Hastings

28/02/2024 - 29/02/2024

"A lot of love..

"Act of redemption for the legacy..

STORIES ABOUT MY BODY

Whangarei, Wellington, Hamilton

14/10/2022 - 02/03/2024

"A courageous act of generosity and care that makes the human divine..

"Offers astonishing revelations into human experiences that are fundamental to our very existence: unique yet universal..

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Romeo and Juliet - Paekakariki

Wellington

01/03/2024 - 03/03/2024

"Did William Shakespeare already know what 2024 would look like?..

THE SAVAGE COLONISER SHOW

Auckland, Wanaka, Nelson, Wellington

09/03/2023 - 02/03/2024

"Reveals the worst parts of the human condition, honestly, truthfully..

"Outstanding stage spectacle stimulates thought and debate about how we look at the past to define our future..

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Witi's Wāhine

Auckland, Wellington

02/05/2023 - 02/03/2024

"Rich and full of mātauranga Māori, this production screams quality!..

"Memorably vivid in its retelling; stokes the flame of cultural representation and resonance..

Suitcase Show

Wellington

29/02/2024 - 02/03/2024

"Worth spending 50 minutes enjoying the trademark Trick of the Light creativity..

CRUNCH

Wellington

29/02/2024 - 03/03/2024

"Crunch is alive...

THOROUGHLY MODERN MĀUI – TE MĀUI O NAINEI

Dunedin, Wellington, Nelson, Hamilton

14/09/2022 - 29/02/2024

"Funny, heartfelt, confronting, welcoming, flawless – and needed in the current climate..

"Māori humour at its finest, funny, cheeky and truthful..

Hatupatu Kurungaituku - A Forbidden Love

Wellington, Auckland, Christchurch

20/02/2024 - 10/03/2024

"Giving a voice to our ancestors while bringing language and kaupapa into the present..

"Courageous and innovative ..

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Sad Boi, Funny Guy

Wellington

29/02/2024 - 02/03/2024

"Keeps our curiosity and laughter on board till the last..

Jungle Book re-imagined

Wellington

23/02/2024 - 25/02/2024

"How prescient was Kipling..

"Glorious dance artists..

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Tutus on Tour 2024

Raumati, Hastings, Christchurch, Hamilton

16/02/2024 - 14/03/2024

"Will leave the audience captivated..

"Smorgasbord of bite-sized offering..

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Rituals of Similarity

Auckland, Wellington, Whangarei

01/08/2023 - 23/03/2024

"A must see..

"Artistic motivation, mentorship and marinading..

NO NO NO

Wellington

27/02/2024 - 02/03/2024

"Deeply poetic yet gut-punchingly relatable: a tight, slick, kaleidoscope of a show..

After the Storm

Wellington

28/02/2024 - 02/03/2024

"Gorgeous melodies and top class singing convey a simple, honest love story..

Don't Touch Me! A tale of cats and hugs

Wellington

28/02/2024 - 02/03/2024

"An intriguingly revelatory unpacking of the title..

The Eleventh Trip of Lilibet W.

Wellington

28/02/2024 - 01/03/2024

"Ladanyl has researched meticulously, written brilliantly and chosen his cast superbly..

Songs in the Key of Love

Wellington

28/02/2024 - 02/03/2024

"Vulnerability, trust, joy, passion, love, hope and sadness = masculinity at its very best..

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